Ooty, one of India’s most beautiful places, is like a paradise. It is a small town situated on the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu states. Here, the population is less than one lakh. But its beauty attracts people throughout the world. The best time to visit here is from May to October, because the temperature in the winter goes below 0 degrees, so people are also not able to stay here.
On the other hand, if you are fond of travelling, or you want to admire the mountains, and cool place to create a different kind of adventure in comfort and body for your eyes, then planning a trip to Ooty might be the right choice for you.
Here is list of Best Tourist Places to Visit in Ooty:
- Ooty lake
- Avalanche lake
- Botanical garden
- Doddabetta peak
- Ooty mountain railway
- Deer Park
- Mudumalai National Park
- Rose Garden
- Stephens church
- Stone house
- Tea factory
The lake was built during the British rule, by Coimbatore collector John Sullivan in 1824-25. It is an artificial lake. The lake is under the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Department, whose jurisdiction it was found by the Tourism Department in 1973. The area of two and a half km long Lake is spread over 65 acres.
Various colorful flowers spread in the hills around the lake to enhance the beauty here. Boating can also be enjoyed in motor boats, paddle boats and rowing boats in the lake. It is also famous for the boat race in the month of May. Annually, millions of tourists visit this lake to holidays in Ooty.
At a distance of 28 km from the Ooty, this lake looks like paradise. Whether you want to fishing, you also get useful items for fishing nearby.
This garden was constructed in 1848. Whose architect was William Graham Mclover. This garden is famous for its ancient vegetation. This place excursion you can choose anytime other than rain. The park guarding is done by the Tamil Nadu Horticulture Society.
This place beauty attracts everyone’s mind. Spread over 22 acres, there are about 650 rare species of trees in this garden. Apart from this, the remains of colorful lilies, beautiful shrubs and 2000 year old tree are worth a visit.
A festival is organized in the month of May, in which flower exhibitions and cultural events are organized, in which local famous artists participate. This place is also a suitable option for photography, but you will have to walk a lot to visit around this place.
Its elevation is about 8650 feet, and it is considered the highest peak in South India. It is the center of attraction for trekking, as well as perfect points for photography. When you visit here, you can take advantage of beautiful views of the valleys.
Ooty mountain railway
This railway line in Ooty was built in 1908 by the British government. Here the train is still run by steam engine according to the old method. If you are going to Ooty tour then do not miss this train ride.
Situated in Ooty, this park is one of the top Zoo in India. Where tourists come to see various animals and birds with various species of deer.
Mudumalai National Park
It is located approx 67 km from Ooty, and is famous for the Tiger Reserve. Here many wild animals like elephants, sambar, chital, deer, tiger and birds can be easily seen.
This is India’s largest Rose garden. This garden is situated on the slopes of a hill at 2200 meters above the sea level. Here you can see many different kinds of species of roses, and here are about 20000 types of roses.
This church was built in the 19th century, which is one of the ancient churches of Ooty. Here you can see the ancient art of India.
Built in 1822, this bungalow of British governor John Sullivan was the first bungalow in Ooty. Today, it is known as the principal residence of the Government Arts College in Ooty.
Well, there is not much to do here, but even then visiting around this place gives you a new experience. Tea fragrance here will also charm you. Here you will have a different experience for you and your children to see that tea is made and packaged by machines. From here you can also buy green tea made of fresh leaves, whose scent is also mind-blowing.